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Saturday, October 16, 2021

  • General Session: Accelerating Gender and Racial Equity


    Ishanaa Rambachan, Partner, Mckinsey & Co.

    McKinsey is a global consulting firm widely recognized for its deep and longstanding commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in business and society, including its groundbreaking research that makes a compelling business case for diversity. Each year, they partner with to produce Women in the Workplace, the largest annual study tracking the progress of women in corporate America. A partner at the firm, Ishanaa Rambachan advises financial services institutions on improving their organizational health. She brings that expertise and the latest data together to provide insight into ways we can accelerate gender and racial equity in our organizations for improved results.


    Ishanaa Rambachan, Partner, Mckinsey & Co.

    Ishanaa Rambachan is a Partner in the San Francisco office of McKinsey & Company  and leader in McKinsey’s Financial Services, Organization and Risk practices, with focus on organizational design, talent and culture. She leads McKinsey’s Future of Work research across financial institutions, including how to navigate the impact of COVID-19. Ishanaa also leads McKinsey’s risk organization and governance service line. Since joining McKinsey a decade ago, Ishanaa has advised executives at leading banking and consumer-finance firms. She combines her technical expertise in risk, organization and finance with extensive leadership capabilities and a deep understanding of her clients’ business context to generate real impact. She has also led several risk and HR function transformations and helped numerous banks improve their organizational structure, operational risk, risk-identification, and stress-testing processes. She is an author of McKinsey’s Women in the Workplace 2021 report, which is the largest study of the state of women in corporate America and includes over 300 companies, representing 12 million employees and is a joint effort between McKinsey and Lean-In.  In addition, Ishanaa has authored several articles, including Shaping and safeguarding the banking workforce after COVID-19 and 10 ways to become flatter, faster, smarter in banking. She holds a B.A. Summa Cum Laude  in Economics and Political Science from St. Olaf College and an MPhil in International Development from Oxford University where she was a Rhodes Scholar.

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